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Honda not ready for to supple second F1 team

Honda has backed away from suggestions that it is ready to supply a second Formula team with engines in 2016. The Japanese carmaker has said consistently since returning to the sport that while this...
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Honda boss vows to improve power unit output

Honda has vowed to improve the performance of its woefully under-performing Formula 1 power unit. The progress made so far in 2015 seemed to stall in Canada, as McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso and...
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McLaren and Honda play down Manor reports

McLaren and Honda have played down speculation linking Manor with a supply of Japanese power beyond the 2015 season. Honda, returning to F1 this year, decided to focus exclusively on McLaren, but boss...
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Honda: Our problem is the energy recovery systems

McLaren and Honda are working hard to improve their relationship as the once-great collaboration struggles at the start of a new era, amid a multitude of problems with the Japanese manufacturer's F1 power...
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Manor could be on verge of switch to Honda power

Formula 1 backmarker outfit Manor is emerging as the front-runner to become Honda's first customer team, and an unofficial McLaren B-team. The Japanese carmaker returned to F1 in 2015 as the works...
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Honda denies engineer made no wins comments

Honda has denied that one of its engineers admitted the Japanese manufacturer is unlikely to power McLaren to race victories this year and will struggle to do so in 2016. An engineer by the name of Ryo...
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Honda lagging behind by 100bhp on rivals

In Malaysia, McLaren-Honda team figures including champion drivers Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button were adamant that the progress made in the fortnight between the races in Sepang and Melbourne. Now,...
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MotoGP star Marquez says Honda will succeed in F1

Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez is adamant that Honda will succeed in Formula 1. Riding for the Japanese marque's official factory team Repsol-Honda, the 22-year-old Spaniard has been dominant...
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No customers for F1 engine yet admit Honda

Honda does not have any potential customers for its new Formula 1 engine, boss Yasuhisa Arai has admitted. After a six-year absence, the Japanese carmaker's plan had always been to return to the sport...
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Good and bad news for Honda engine freeze

Honda received good and bad news during the Barcelona Formula 1 testing weekend with regards to engine freeze restrictions. The good is that McLaren's struggling new works partner has found two more...
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Photos: McLaren-Honda filming day in Barcelona

McLaren-Honda conducted its essential pre-season filming day at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya earlier this week. While the term ‘filming day’ has become a bit of an F1 euphemism, it’s an...
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Alonso: We want to win, I came here to win

McLaren-Honda and Fernando Alonso are starting to play down its chances of bursting off the grid at the very start of the 2015 season in Melbourne, but the Spaniard is adamant that winning and another...